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Two Teens Arrested Over Tarneit Boy Stabbing Death.

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Police have arrested two teens this morning as part of the Homicide Squad investigation into the fatal stabbing in St Kilda earlier this month.

Warrants were executed from 6am at five residential addresses across Melbourne’s north west suburbs by members of the Homicide Squad, Gang Crime Squad and VIPER Taskforce, along with local police.

A 16-year-old Kurunjang boy and a 17-year-old Taylors Hill boy were arrested and the pair will now be interviewed by police.

Today’s arrests form part of the investigation into the fatal stabbing of an 18-year-old Tarneit man in St Kilda on 4 December.

Emergency services were called to St Kilda beach just after 7.30pm that night following reports of people fighting.

The teenage victim was located with stab wounds on the beach in the vicinity of Pier Road.

He was transported to hospital but subsequently passed away.

The exact circumstances and motivation for the incident are still under investigation and detectives are keen to speak to anyone with further information.

Police would also like to speak to anyone who witnessed the incident and has mobile phone vision, CCTV or dash-cam footage.

The investigation into the incident remains ongoing and police expect to arrest several more people in relation to the matter.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report online at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au

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